Category: General

2007 Little League® Hall of Excellence Enshrinee Dusty Baker announces retirement as MLB Manager

After 26 seasons as a Major League Baseball Manager, Little League® Hall of Excellence enshrinee Dusty Baker has announced his retirement. A graduate of Riverside (Calif.) Little League, Mr. Baker was inducted into the Little League Hall of Excellence in 2007. After his time on the Little League field, Mr. Baker spent 19 years playing […]

Important Updates to Little League’s Child Protection Program

Little League® is for everyone, and all children and families should be able to fully enjoy their Little League experience on and off the field. To help bring that fun, community-based opportunity to children, it is paramount that we keep the safety and well-being of our Little Leaguers® at the forefront of all that we […]

2023 Little League® Girls with Game® Experience is a Grand Slam

Held for the second year in a row, the 2023 Little League® Girls with Game® Experience was a grand slam of a hit, bringing the fun and excitement of softball to the home of the Little League Baseball® World Series with four unique experiences on October 20-21. “The Girls with Game Experience is a great […]

Little League® International Receives a 2023 Mid-Atlantic Regional Emmy for Best Short Form Content in Sports

  Little League® International has earned its first-ever Mid-Atlantic Regional Emmy Award, as presented by the Mid-Atlantic Chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences, for its video titled “LLWS: Josiah Porter”. The video production won in the category Sports – Short Form Content (Single Story). Also nominated in this category were videos […]

New Exhibits Highlighting AU Softball, Tom Seaver Now Available in the World of Little League® Museum

Continuing to celebrate the wins and experiences of Little League® graduates, the World of Little League® Museum has officially opened two new exhibits: the Athletes Unlimited Pro Games Exhibit and the Tom Seaver Little League Legacy Exhibit.   The Athletes Unlimited Pro Games Exhibit   Highlighting the impact of the Athletes Unlimited (AU) and Little League partnership, […]

6 Ways to Support the Mental Health of Your Little Leaguer®

Both on and off the field, one of the most important aspects of the Little League® program is the mental health and well-being of its youth athletes. Navigating how to best protect a child’s mental health and support their mental well–being can be challenging, but it is possible with resources, guidance, and tools.  Dr. Kensa […]

World of Little League® Museum Earns Four Honors at the 2023 ISHY Awards

The World of Little League® Museum has taken home a program-record four ISHY Awards this year, as presented by the International Sports Heritage Association (ISHA), for its creative content and exhibits celebrating the 75th Anniversary of the Little League Baseball® World Series (LLBWS).  “It is a thrill for our organization to win four ISHY Awards […]

A “Full-Count Conversation” with Umpires Robbie Guest and Don Brown

There are certain moments in life that people can reflect on where every detail is so clear, as if it happened just the day before. For Little League® umpires Robbie Guest and Don Brown, receiving a phone call from the National Collegiate Athletics Association (NCAA) was one of those moments.  In addition to their services […]

More Than 55 Former Little Leaguers® Set to Compete in the 2023 MLB Postseason

With this year’s MLB Postseason Picture officially set, more than 55 Little League® graduates are set to compete for the 2023 MLB Commissioner’s Trophy.     Below are the former Little Leaguers® who are currently involved with each of the postseason clubs, including those on the 40-man roster and members of the Front Office and […]

Six Innings with 2013 LLBWS Graduate Blake Money

In 2013, an 11-year-old Blake Money stepped onto the field at Lamade Stadium for the first time with his Southeast Region teammates. 10 years later, Mr. Money continues to play the game he loves at the professional level within the Baltimore Orioles organization.   Ahead of the 2023 Little League Baseball® World Series, Presented by […]